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The Freestate Happy Wanderers Walking Club is one of about 300 U.S. volkssport clubs in the American Volkssport Association (AVA) and the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV).

We invite all those interested in fun, fitness and friendship to join us at our events and our monthly meetings. Check out each link on the left for full details of what we offer.

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: Construction at the Wheaton YRE is expected to be completed later this year.  However, the Start/Finish is open for business!  Don't let a little construction dust deter you from enjoying this outstanding walk (voted one of the top 10 in the U.S.).

Our Next Scheduled Event: Friday, September 11th, Laurel, Maryland

  • Group Walk Commemorating 9-11 Brochure --- Click here for Photos
  • We will walk together (probably in sub-groups according to pace) to follow a 5 kilometer trail in Laurel, Maryland.  The trails includes Riverfront Park, a paved path along the Patuxent River.  You are invited to join us after the walk for lunch at Red Hot & Blue (at your own expense).

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